Xander Bogaerts and Mookie Betts are two key pieces to the Red Sox going forward, but can they meet the high expectations set for them?
Will the Red Sox, coming off consecutive last-place finishes under John Farrell, be tempted to make a quick change if they start slowly?
3yClayton Mortensen, who was called up prior to Wednesday's game, is ready to pitch in Boston.
3yWith Will Middlebrooks and Clayton Mortensen in town, the Red Sox will soon have several transactions to announce.
3yWhether or not he's activated depends on Kevin Youkilis' back.
3yThe Tradition at TD Garden will honor several prominent New England sports figures.
3yThe opt-out clause in Aaron Cook's minor league contract has forced the Red Sox to make a decision.
3yThe Red Sox failed to call up the right-hander by the May 1 midnight deadline in his contract, giving him a 48-hour window in which he can opt out and become a free agent.
3yThe former Red Sox right-hander says he was introduced to the drug in spring training 1986 and smoked it every day during the season.